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Operatie theater

UPyTher B.V. is a private pharmaceutical company based in Eindhoven,

the Netherlands that is dedicated to turn peritoneal cancer into a treatable disease.

Building upon proprietary polymer technology, UPyTher pioneers innovative therapeutics that are specifically designed and developed for use in the peritoneal cavity. UPyTher aims to establish a new standard in intraperitoneal therapy that offers lifesaving opportunities for patients and makes intraperitoneal therapy simple, safe and effective.

Meet the team

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UPyTher B.V. | Co-Founder & CEO | Geert van Almen, PhD

Geert van Almen, PhD

Co-Founder & CEO

Co-founder with >10 years of business development

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UPyTher B.V. | Co-Founder & CTO | Peter-Paul Fransen, PhD

Peter-Paul Fransen, PhD

Co-Founder & CTO

Co-founder with >15 years research and inventor UPyTher-technology

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UPyTher B.V. | CBO | Frans Lichtenauer, MSc

Frans Lichtenauer, MSc


>30 year C-level experience in pharma- e.g. Organon/MSD – and entrepreneur

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Ignace de Hingh, MD, PhD

Medical Advisor

>20 years surgical-oncologist, key-opinion leader peritoneal cancer

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UPyTher B.V. | Scientific Advisor | Patricia Dankers, PhD

Patricia Dankers, PhD

Scientific Advisor

Co-founder with >20 years research and inventor UPyTher-technology

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Helmuth van Es, PhD

Strategic Advisor & Pharma

30 years C-level experience in biotech and entrepreneur – e.g. Galapagos, Citryll

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